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The Beauty of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Posted 08-14-2016 at 11:29 AM by Clark Park

Every year during the warmer months I take a couple of long weekend car trips around the Anthracite Coal Region in northeastern Pennsylvania. A trip I would recommend to anyone.

The terrain is the Appalachian highlands of "ridge and valley" mountains. Not rugged like the mountains out west, but the forest covered mountains akin to the Great Smokies south of here in Virginia and North Carolina or the Adironacks in upstate New York.

The scenery is gorgeous. Green...
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Lather, Rinse, Repeat

Posted 08-14-2016 at 07:19 AM by peebola (Important People Doing Important Things!)

I have now applied to 94 jobs since the end of March 2016. I am closing in on my next milestone of 100 jobs applied. If I didn't take off the month of July, I would have already reached my 100 job milestone. Hurray!

I am still unemployed. I am still looking for a business to see my worth and hire me. I am still holding out for a minimum of $15/hr...I know I am asking for the moon and stars...

Anyhoo...I noticed today in my job searching, that a job I interviewed for a month...
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Can't Have Anything Nice

Posted 08-14-2016 at 12:31 AM by aliasfinn

I learned that years ago and still follow that way of thinking. When I was a kid I went on a rare bike-hike, didn't ride a bike too often because I hated bringing my possessions with me. I went with this kid and his brother downtown just to have a place to go. They each had new ten-speeds that they got for Christmas and I had my beat up old spyder bike that had a loose handlebar and a problem with the chain coming off on occasions. I had trouble keeping up with them, especially going up hills. We...
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What do you like and dislike about living in North Carolina?

Posted 08-13-2016 at 10:16 PM by Anddaortang

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i think our state and region is in a transitional time right now and we will stumble until we integrate urban and rural sensibilities

i saw someone with an Italian last name running for state government lol, that's a first.

HB2 is really a good example of the problem honestly the left and right failed the citizens and LGBT folks.

HB2 was a law fixing no problem, there was no issue to fix and the status quo of basically "dont ask don't tell"
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Scattershooting Again / Cowboys Training Facility Nearing Completion

Posted 08-13-2016 at 10:12 AM by case44 (Welcome To Case's Column)

Welcome to another round of the here and there, the hither and yon, and all things similar. It's time for more Scattershooting for you in this beacon of light known as Case's Column. I'm here.............and you're there.

So let's go, then.

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The first big event in the Dallas Cowboys' new training facility, a 12,000-seat, air-conditioned, indoor stadium, is just two weeks away. It's the Ford Center At The Star. And...
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